• Short Summary

    Caught by the Camera - a village in Germany where most of the occupants are children, and Austrian chess champion Herr Mueller, who is playing 100 opponents at once.

  • Description

    Item title reads - CAUGHT BY THE CAMERA (NO. 85).

    01:05:21 - M/S of children playing ring-a-ring-a-roses in a field, M/S as they file out of school. This is a village in Germany with 256 inhabitants, 166 of these are children. M/S as they peel potatoes. M/S of a big family sat around a table eating. M/S of girl cleaning lots of shoes, various shots of a game of marbles, C/U of a boy's face. M/S of children reading, M/S as they all sit in line on a wall. C/U of cute little girl giving her mother a cuddle.

    01:06:07 - C/U of a chess board, hands move pieces, Herr Mueller, Austrian chess champion, is playing 100 opponents and he moves down the line taking his turn with each. Various shots of his opponents as he plays them. He pauses on one game for quite a while then makes his move. C/U of pieces on a chess board.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:05:14:00 / 01:06:44:00
    PT 320

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